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  1. Make Your Own Earthquake: Magnitude and Intensity Lab

    11 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    by (Option 1) Deborah Kane and (Option 2) IRIS. This activity describes the differences between an earthquake's magnitude and intensity and then has students experiment with the Quake-Catcher...

    https://nees.org/resources/2807

  2. Make Your Own Earthquake: Seismic Waves and the Slinky: A Guide for Teachers

    11 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Make your Own Earthquake: This teaching guide is designed to introduce the concepts of waves and seismic waves that propagate within the Earth, and to provide ideas and suggestions for how to...

    https://nees.org/resources/2809

  3. Make Your Own Earthquake: What is a Seismometer?

    11 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Students will learn that a seismometer detects three components of motion and that a seismogram is the record of an earthquake. Prior to this activity, students should be introduced to the basics...

    https://nees.org/resources/2790

  4. Make Your Own Earthquake: Seismac Activity I: "Take the pulse of your classroom using Seismac!"

    11 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Students should already have received instruction on the basic principles of seismic waves. For ideas on how to provide this instruction please see:...

    https://nees.org/resources/2792

  5. UC Davis Team Studies Liquefaction in Japan

    08 Apr 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Nees Hub User

    A research team from U.C. Davis traveled to Japan to study the liquefaction that occurred during their large quake. Video courtesy of KGO-TV, San Francisco, CA.

    https://nees.org/resources/2802

  6. Japanese Tsunami Video from Sky News

    07 Apr 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Nees Hub User

    Breathtaking video footage of the 2011 Japanese tsunami captured by Sky News helicopters in Sendai.  Narrated.  

    https://nees.org/resources/2799

  7. NEEShub Resource Submission Video

    04 Apr 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Nees Hub User

    This video will teach new users about the process of submitting a new resource, as well as adding images and formatting text in the informational fields.

    https://nees.org/resources/2782

  8. Make Your Own Earthquake: Earthquake Resistant Structure Using Wood Blocks

    25 Mar 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Tenille Denise Medley

    Part of the Make Your Own Earthquake series. Students will divide into groups of 3 or 4. Each group will perform three separate experiments using wooden blocks on a shake table to demonstrate how...

    https://nees.org/resources/2738

  9. Engineers Working to Make Us Safer

    18 Feb 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Video discussion of how science and engineering benefits safety for the public.  Directed toward elementary school students, this video was created by NEES@Cornell and the...

    https://nees.org/resources/2631

  10. Multi-objective Robust Stochastic Planning and Scheduling of Healthcare Service Providers

    18 Feb 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Sanjay Mehrotra

    Industrial Engineers and Management Scientists (Sanjay Mehrotra and Mark S. Daskin), surgeons (Heron Rodriguez), and medical educators (Debra DaRosa) at Northwestern University and the...

    https://nees.org/resources/2622

  11. Make Your Own Earthquake Setup Video

    27 Jan 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    How to set up "Make Your Own Earthquake" for use in your own classroom. Video created by Hank Ratzesberger.

    https://nees.org/resources/2485

  12. Torsionally coupled response control of earthquake excited asymmetric buildings: Development and application of effective control systems using smart dampers

    23 Jan 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Osamu Yoshida

    This dissertation focuses on the development and validation of control systems that can effectively reduce seismic responses due to torsional coupling in asymmetric building structures. Due to...

    https://nees.org/resources/2454

  13. Earthquake Engineering Modules for K-12 Learning

    13 Jan 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke, Kevin Z Truman

    This document documents a teaching module containing a series of lessons that are appropriate for educating K-12 students in fundamental engineering principles. The lessons have been developed...

    https://nees.org/resources/927

  14. Cyber-enabled Learning Environments for Engineering and Scientific Thinking: Systems from the NEESacademy powered by NEEShub

    04 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy

    HUBzerotechnologies at Purdue, like nanoHUBand NEEShub, can engage learners in authentic engineering and scientific challenges involving knowledge discovery and synthesis using tools, simulations,...

    https://nees.org/resources/1985

  15. (K-12/Public) Study of Shear and Torsion

    05 Oct 2010 | Series | Contributor(s): Gregory Pluta, Dan Kuchma, Thomas Frankie, NEES EOT

    Designed for K-12 viewers, and also those in the general public - this video describes the relationship between shear and torsion - and how this affects the failure of concrete columns. Conducted...

    https://nees.org/resources/1208

  16. Survive That Tsunami!

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Students use a table-top-sized tsunami generator to observe the formation and devastation of a tsunami. They see how a tsunami moves across the ocean and what happens when it reaches the...

    https://nees.org/resources/585

  17. The ABCs of Engineering

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Hands-on K-12 activities "stuffed into science or math standards" do nothing to teach engineering concepts and process..." This article discusses the need for including engineering K-12...

    https://nees.org/resources/441